Yesterday, William and Kate spent an adventurous and scenic day in Uluru celebrating the indigenous culture of Australia. Today, they are off to Adelaide to connect with the youngsters of the country.
More precisely, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting the suburb of Elizabeth. The small city was named after the present Queen in 1955, and Her Majesty herself visited in 1963. Elizabeth has a long history with the royal family, and it is about to get longer – today, William and Catherine will officially name a city block after Prince George.
On the agenda for today is a visit to Northern Sound System, an adolescent hub with a recording studio, skateboard park, and general “hangout scene”. Afterwards, they’ll enjoy a short walk to the Playford Civic Centre, bestow Cheeks’ namesake, and attend a reception hosted by the Governor and Premier of South Australia.
Northern Sound System
One of the more unusual events of the tour was a visit to Northern Sound System. NSS, as it is called, is a music studio, workshop, and local hub for young people. It is known as an inspirational place for locals to rehearse, record, and perform their own music, hang out, and even skateboard at the facility’s skate park.
William and Catherine met with the staff and locals who frequent Northern Sound System. They also listened to live music performances and toured the facilities. During the performances, Wills and Kate tried their hand at DJing, making them the coolest royals ever.
Once outside, they watched a skateboarding display at the skate park. After the performances, Prince George received a skateboard as a gift.
Kate was seriously stunning in a blush pink dress by Alexander McQueen. The bespoke creation featured three-quarter sleeves, peplum detail, and a pleated a-line skirt. It was an instant hit and applauded as her best look yet!
She accessorized with her LK Bennett Sledge pumps and Natalie clutch. Her jewelry was classic and elegant, featuring Anoushka pearl drop earrings, Cartier watch and necklace.
Prince George Plaza
Following their walkabout at Northern Sound System, the Duke and Duchess strolled down the road to the Playford Civic Centre to open the Prince George Plaza.
The streets were lined with wellwishers, and Catherine tried to wave, greet, and collect gifts as much as she could. Despite running twenty minutes behind schedule, the Duke and Duchess took the time to thank the people who came out to see them.
In honor of the birth of Prince George of the Chubby Cheeks, the town of Elizabeth dedicated a central plaza in his name. Today, William and Kate officially opened the Prince George Plaza.
For their final event of the day, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a reception hosted by the Governor and Premier of South Australia. The event was hosted inside the Playford Civic Centre.
Inside the reception, William and Catherine viewed a display on the history of the town of Elizabeth. The town is named after Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and was named in 1955. Eight years later, the Queen visited her namesake town.
At the reception, the Duke and Duchess were joined by local youth. The visit to Adelaide was focused on connecting with the young people of Australia, and this was a perfect opportunity to mingle and get to know them.
Kate remained in her stunning Alexander McQueen ensemble throughout the day. She really shined in the bright pink outfit amongst the many crowds.
After the reception, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge boarded a four hour flight to Canberra, and to Cheeks. Last night, William and Kate spent the evening “glamping” in Uluru. It will surely be nice to be back with their baby boy!
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